Why is Your Furnace Tripping Your Circuit Breaker? 01/19/2018It’s not a good thing when one your appliances is tripping your circuit breaker, but having your furnace cause difficulties through the coldest Columbia days is pretty high on Alltemp Comfort Services LLC’s list of “Bad Things.” If your furnace is tripping your circuit breaker, you may need a furnace repair. Alltemp Comfort Services LLC can help you determine what the exact problem is, but here are examples of reasons we commonly see: overworked furnaces, short circuits and wiring problems. No matter what is taking place with your furnace, if your circuit breaker is tripping, you need to call in a qualified technician. Overworked Furnaces There are a variety of explanations as to why your furnace becomes overworked, but they’re generally preventable. Dirty air filters and blocked or closed vents are often to blame—and those problems can be easily identified and fixed during a preventive maintenance visit. If that’s not the cause of your furnace trouble, Alltemp Comfort Services LLC can help you out by executing a furnace repair. Short Circuits If you have a short circuit in your furnace, it will trip the breaker promptly when you turn it on. If you suspect you have a short circuit in your furnace, call Alltemp Comfort Services LLC right away for a furnace repair. Short circuits can be very dangerous, resulting in fires or other serious damages. Wiring Problems Faulty installation or loose connections can cause your furnace to short circuit and trip your circuit breaker. No matter how they got that way, loose wires can force your furnace to overheat and trip your circuit. Your Alltemp Comfort Services LLC expert can find and tighten any loose connections and ensure your furnace is functioning safely. If your circuit breaker is tripping, give Alltemp Comfort Services LLC a call at 803-318-6995 immediately. It’s important to keep your Columbia home and family safe and warm. You can also arrange a furnace repair appointment with our experts using our online scheduler.